Stayed 8-11 May, for three nights, privately.
We stayed in a fve-bed unit on the riverbank, complete with a large kitchen and lounge. The units are fantastic!
This restcamp is situated on the banks of the Letaba River, with easy access from Phelabora Gate. This is a big, tree-filled camp, with a nice "tusker" museum, and also a great deck overlooking the Letaba River. The deck is occupied by a rather dysfunctional restaurant, with unattentive waiters and waitresses and a lot of unavailable items on the menu. One can pick up 3G reception at Letaba on the South African roaming networks, but, there is no WiFi.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The idyllic Letaba Rest Camp is situated on a sweeping bend of the Letaba River, midway between the southern and northern boundaries of the Kruger National Park. The name means "river of sand", and the sandy riverbed is an excellent location for game viewing, particularly elephant, which thrive in the area. Letaba is a green oasis in the surrounding mopane veld, and remains a firm favourite with visitors. At night the stars overlook a symphony of sounds. Owls, nightjars, frogs, fruit bats, crickets and cicadas all vie to be heard, until the lion roars, then all are silent. ... more less